Archive for September, 2013

How to Sign Up for Obamacare

Posted by Madison on September 30, 2013

Open enrollment for the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, begins tomorrow, October 1, 2013. The open enrollment is for health plans that will begin on January 1, 2014. How do you sign up for Obamacare? Obamacare Open Enrollment What is open enrollment? Open enrollment is the window of time where you can […]

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How to Deal With Debt Collectors

Posted by Kristen on September 26, 2013

Dealing with debt is rough enough. It’s stressful, depressing, and scary. What makes it even worse is if you begin to start receiving calls from a debt collector. You may receive a call from a debt collector for several reasons. Here are some reasons why they may contact you and how to stop a debt […]

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Should You Take Out a Reverse Mortgage Loan?

Posted by Amanda on September 25, 2013

One of the biggest fears for people cognizant of (and who care about) future finances is whether or not they are saving enough for retirement. The media likes to portray retirement as a fun-filled, party time where travel and golf twice a week are the soup du jour. But all of these things cost a […]

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New 4th Quarter 2013 5% Rotating Cash Rewards Credit Cards

Posted by Madison on September 24, 2013

4th quarter cash back is here and it’s perfectly aligned for holiday shopping! It’s time to reevaluate the cards you are carrying to take advantage of the best 4th quarter 2013 cash rewards credit cards bonuses. Every quarter we reevaluate the cash back cards to make sure we get the highest cash back on each […]

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6 More Ways to Improve Your Finances

Posted by Kristen on September 23, 2013

Last week you took the first steps to improving your finances in How to Improve Your Finances When You Don’t Know Where to Start. Like I mentioned last week, you don’t have to have to win the lottery or get a giant promotion to change things. Whether you’d like to get out of debt or […]

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Finance Tips: Ways to Save on the Cost of Prescription Drugs

Posted by Madison on September 22, 2013

As the summer comes to an end, be sure to put some of these great finance posts on your reading list! Did you know yesterday (Saturday, September 21) was the last day of summer this year? Let’s take one final look at summer before the leaves turn and we head into fall! Photo Courtesy: CubaGallery […]

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US Bank 20,000 Point Sign Up Bonus

Posted by Madison on September 20, 2013

I had another pleasant surprise in my $1,800+ Fall Credit Card Application Spree last week, US Bank has increased the sign up bonus on their FlexPerks Travel Rewards Visa Signature card to 20,000 points. It’s our Free Money Friday offer this week. How to Get Your Sign Up Bonus Sign up for the US Bank […]

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Start Now to Plan Alternative Gift Giving for Christmas

Posted by Adrienne on September 19, 2013

The middle of September is the perfect time for Christmas planning. No you heard me correctly. It seems that every December you hear about people who would love to change something about how their family handles gift giving. The problem is December is too late! By then many in your family have already completed their […]

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Can You Make Six Figures Selling on Amazon?

Posted by Madison on September 18, 2013

A reader Alex left the following comment “I have been reading your blog for a long time. I was wondering if you could provide an update on your Amazon business.” Great reminder Alex! Since we’re getting so close to the 4th quarter and holiday shopping, it’s time to revisit my Amazon FBA Seller business and […]

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4 Tasks for Your Fall Tax Check Up

Posted by Don on September 17, 2013

With only four months left in 2013 (where did the time go?), now is a good time to look over your finances. I usually look over my tax situation for the year in September because it gives me plenty of time to make any necessary adjustments. If you wait until December, it might be too […]

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